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Farm-City Week celebrated heartily

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Farmers and city slickers alike joined together at the James W. Warren Citizens Center Tuesday night to celebrate Farm-City Week. “It is a time of appreciation,” said Kevin Starr, director of the Lincoln County Cooperative Extension. “It’s a time to appreciate one another and the society we live in and…

Car-less and over 60? Try this transportation

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For many Lincoln County residents older than 60, driving is not an option. Without a car or license, few alternatives are available — especially in such a small county with limited mass transportation. Those unable to drive usually end up depending on the kindness of family members for trips to…

Farm Couple

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Go Team!

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50th anniversary

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Charlie A. Ballard and Peggy G. Ballard of Lincolnton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Oct. 14. They were married on Oct. 14, 1955 at Antioch Baptist Church. They have two sons, Mark Ballard and Brad Ballard, both of Lincolnton. They have six grandchildren, Brittany Ballard, Spencer Sutton, Travis Sutton,…

Christmas tree farm grand opening set for Nov. 19

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Christmas is often a hectic time, filled with deciding on the perfect gift, decorations and tree for the season. Santa’s Forest, a Christmas tree farm owned and operated by the Herter family, aims to ease that holiday burden and make it fun at the same time. “It’s neat that it’s…

Let’s have some fun!

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West Lincoln teen ready for pageant this weekend

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Take a look at Noelle Jenkins and you’ll see the makings of a typical pageant queen – looks, poise, alarmingly perfect teeth. Scratch below the surface, however, and you’ll find a girl who isn’t afraid to muck out a horse stable. “I’m the kid that gets out there and gets…

Entries sought for November’s County-wide Art Show

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The Lincoln Arts Council will hold its annual “County-wide Arts Show” awards presentation and reception on Sunday, Nov. 6. There will be prize money totaling $675. The reception for the opening show will be held from 2 – 4 p.m. and prizes will be awarded at 3 p.m. The Arts…

4-H favorite

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